The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Home Counties region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 4 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% - 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £440 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 88.89% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 17
Median daily rate £600 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Home Counties region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Home Counties region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Home Counties region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Infor M3
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Presales

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Infor M3
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP